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. the california woman who lost the ticket in her car for months. now, she's coming forward to claim a $23 million jackpot, just in the nick of time. abc's nick watt has the story. >> reporter: these security camera photos show the $23 million winner leaving the store after she bought her ticket back in may. >> i remember, the lady walked in. she bought a bottle of water. she walked out. as soon as she got to the door, her mom called out, just buy a lottery ticket. >> reporter: lottery officials were hoping, praying someone would recognize her before it was too late. the mystery winner bought just one ticket. it cost her a single dollar. but if you don't claim your winnings within six months, the cash goes to the california school system. she had only until november 30th to come forward. local tv stations and newspapers were all over the tale of the mystery millionaire. then, late yesterday, a break. the woman's daughter spotted her mother on tv. mum had no idea she was the winner. cue a frantic search of her car for the five-month-old scrap of paper. and she found it. in 2010, $17.5 million went
of happy and healthy. >>> good morning. more on how california voters decided major state ballot issues. they defeated prop 34 which would have repealed the death penalty and replaced with it life in prison without parole. and rejected prop 32 which would restrict labor groups to deduct money from paychecks to pay for political campaigns. >> still cloudy, flight arrival delays into sfo no rain on the radar now, there will be tomorrow morning. from 10 to 5 teaseĀ° cooler, closer to average -- 10 to 15 he -- cooler closer to average. >>> accident at lincoln cleared to the right lane. we still have that accident eastbound 24 in orinda big rig blocking one lane the rest of the lanes are getting by now. "and what's your name?" "oh, it's flo." "and what do you do?" "oh, i sell insurance like no one else." "oh, that's nice." "thank you." now, that's progressive. call or click today. >>> good morning, america. and this morning, four more years. president obama triumphs. >> we have picked ourselves up. we have fought our way back. and we know in our hearts, that for the united states of america,
could be in big trouble, this time for allegedly manipulating the price of electricity in california. regulators are threatening to fine barclays $470 million for allegedly gaming the market to lower prices just so it could make bigger profits later. the bank denies the scheme. >>> an unusual sight to bring you along the mexico/arizona border. instead of digging a tunnel, smugglers tried to build makeshift ramp to try to drive over the border fence. as you can see, they came up just a bit short. they did manage to run off, but they left their jeep teetering some 14 feet in the air. >> a balancing act. >> that is some balance there. >>> hey, sam, how about some national weather? >> as we do that, i want to thank wabc for giving us the flight yesterday. they're always in the air, by the way, and the best in the business. let me show you what's going on with this cold air that drops down in behind the storm. wait until you see these temperatures. it's what folks without power don't need are these temperatures. look at the high temperatures. they're close to the 40s by the time we get in
of electricity in california. regulators are threatening to fine barclays $470 million for gaming the markets for lower prices just so it can make bigger profits later. the bank denies the scheme. >>> an unusual sight to bring you along the mexico/arizona border. smugglers made a makeshift ramp to drive over the border. they abandoned the jeep some 14 feet in the air. >>> sam, how about national weather? >> as we do that, i want to thank wabc for giving us the flight yesterday. they're always in the air, by the way, and the best in the business. let me show you what's going on with this cold air that drops behind the storm. wait until you see these temperatures. it's what folks without power don't need, these temperatures. look at the high temperatures. they're close to the 40s by sunday and maybe monday in new york city. we're going to see colder air dipping in after that. the possibility of all of this rain into the northwest, now drying out, is good news. it's been six days of heavy rain in seattle, also in the portland area. we've seen california begin to dry out a little bit. that will h
, ticket sales spiked 500% because of an influx of players from california and arizona, states that don't sell powerball tickets. anybody come over from san diego? >> yes, they came from san diego, l.a. >> reporter: optimistic americans with a dollar and a dream went on a powerball binge. >> i'm the winner. >> reporter: at one point, 130,000 tickets were being sold every minute. >> everybody thinks they're the lucky ones. >> reporter: the jackpot rolled over 16 times without a winner. that's why it got so huge. amazingly, this is not the biggest u.s. lottery prize ever. in march of this year, three tickets shared a megamillions jackpot of $656 million. last night, nearly 9 million ticketholders won smaller consolation prizes. if you matched 5 out of 6 winning numbers, you'll take home prizes totalling more than $130 million. and for the rest of us, there's jimmy kimmel's advice. >> the lottery is an opportunity for your dream to come true, especially if your dream is to lose a dollar. >> reporter: lottery officials are saying that when the numbers drawn are low number, in this case, all
. the polls are open right now in california, we are all at our abc election headquarters right here in times square. our whole team is going to be out in force all day, all night long as the votes come in. i know robin is watching at home. she's actually going to vote today. we welcome elizabeth vargas. >> thank you, we're all going to vote today. guess what the first votes are in in new hampshire, george, dixville notch, five votes for president obama. five votes for governor romney. that may be a harbinger for you all night long. >> it's been a deadlock all way. let's go to santa monica, california right now. polls are open, votes cast all across america right now. some americans voted before today. mitt romney is not going to stop campaigning. he is campaigning today in pennsylvania and ohio. he knows he needs to win one of those two states. >> trying to eke out every vote that he can. of course, we're not just watching the election polls today. we're also watching the weather. another huge story that's looming is that storm, a nor'easter that's brewing off the east coast. and sam, this w
a series of arrests last night in california. >>> indeed, breaking overnight, elizabeth. four men taken into custody and accused of plotting to kill americans and targets overseas. the suspects as elizabeth just mentioned, american citizens from california. abc's senior justice correspondent, pierre thomas, has the latest on this investigation. good morning, to you, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, josh. sources tell us this is the latest indication there's radicals among us. when you look at the government's charges released overnight, what's disturbing is that the alleged ring leader was a former member of the u.s. air force. the fbi was alerted to the case after an associate of the men turned them in. the fbi claims the alleged terror cell had conducted training, including going to shooting ranges and were planning to travel to afghanistan to bomb and kill u.s. soldiers. it appears to have been more than just talk. authorities claim the men had bought tickets to fly to mexico and then on to afghanistan. and there's more evidence of the power of the internet to create terrorism. the
, abc news, oakland, california. >> look at those pearly whites. >>> and now we're joined with beauty and fashion expert greta monahan. thanks for coming. you brought examples. >> these foods are naturally abrasive. becky touched on apples and carrots and selly. all of the raw vegetables, the crudite, they scrub your teeth. think of them as nature's toothbrush. >> and you will see a difference? >> absolutely. they scrub away and work while you're eating. >> why would we have red wine in a whitening segment? >> it's one of the biggest culprits next to coffee. one of the things she was talking about is hard cheese. milk and dairy products have lactic acid, lara. so they really, automatically, like a skin peel, they exfoliate your teeth. dairy products being, if you eat a piece of cheese before, you're protecting the red wine. but also on the milk, add it to your coffee and it protects the protective film on your teeth so it's aloof to staining. >> that's a great tip. these are the blockers. >> and the green leafy, is also, not many people realize. but kale, broccoli, base basil, contain
flooding in northern california is already creating dangerous road conditions in the west. >> 39 million people will be driving in cars on interstates and roads will be very busy. >> reporter: in the air, very few delays, however. and the airlines are looking forward to clear weather for the week. jetblue tweeting, mother nature looks to deliver a beautiful weather week for holiday travel. let's do this. air travel is actually down 3% this thanksgiving because airlines have cut the number of flights and prices are high. the busiest day for travel will be wednesday when 45% head out. 35% returning sunday, 25% waiting till monday. now, there is one potential bump in the runway for air travelers, out in los angeles, the airport workers are talking about a strike at the airport just before thanksgiving. so if you're planning on using l.a.x. this week, you might want to take a look at that. george? >> thank you, jim. >>> and that rush to thanksgiving also means we're bearing down on black friday. with 147 million people planning on heading to stores this holiday weekend. walmart workers are r
. >> reporter: in sacramento, california, tempers flared thursday at this kmart. >> push me and i'll stab one of you. >> reporter: and at indianapolis, mayhem at another kmart when it ran out of tvs. >> the cops were called in. it's a mad house. >> reporter: but this morning, while the discounts are deep, experts say the lines may not be nearly as long. according to ibm commerce, 68% of annual black friday shoppers are staying home. choosing to do their buying online. sales for internet purchases already soaring, nearly 18%. also adding to the reduced crowds this morning, sales that started thursday night. >> thank you. >> reporter: this woman stocked up on tvs, well before her turkey settled. >> i saved $616. >> reporter: so, if you're at home, you're probably wondering to yourself, are there any deals out there? best buy says they have items that never go on sale. like this ipod touch. you buy it you get a $25 gift card. and the beats by dre headphones, 10% off this weekend. but the good news is, you don't have to come in the store. you can get these same deals online. josh? >> and you got
stores. this, a brawl, that erupted in a mall in california. all over women's underwear. >> yeah. >> wow. >> okay. a suspected shoplifter died outside a georgia walmart after being stopped by security guards that allegedly put him in a choke hold. >>> this morning, for the second time in as many days, massive fire broke out in a factory in bangladesh. at least 124 people were killed in factory over the weekend. it did not have emergency exits. today, thousands of workers in that country walked off the job, demanding better working conditions. divers return to a colorado lake today. 13-year-old dylan fan i vanished from his father's home during a court-appointed visit to his father. this morning, his mom is making a desperate plea for his return. >> i think it was foul play. i think somebody knows where he is. i don't know if somebody is hiding him or somebody has already done something horrible. but somebody knows where he's at. they need to come -- they need to come forward. >> police are considering all scenarios, including the possibility that he may have been abducted. >>> in medical
is now out. there's no word on what caused it. >>> and the major highway connecting southern california and las vegas, has reopened after being closed monday because of the intense wildfire you see here, raging on both sides of interstate 15. crews battling to keep the flames away from nearby homes. they hope to have the fire contained by tonight. >>> finally, we want to say thank you to all of you who generously supported our day of giving for the victims of hurricane sandy monday. with your help, we raised nearly $16 million, as of early this morning. and you can still donate. won't you, please? call 1-800-help-now, or redcross.org. >>> and again, for a look at the weather, the nor'easter up the coast, here's sam. >> when we see nor'easters, if there's snow, there needs to be cold air in place. and there's plenty of cold air. let's show you the shots from killington, vermont, where the air was so cold, and windchills in the teens and 20s, they've started making some snow. bradford, 19. northern new york state, pennsylvania, teens and 20s for windchills. up comes the nor'easter. it pul
in california. angry workers are picketing coast to coast, from chicago's o'hare airport, to new york's jfk, to ft. lauderdale, florida. the advice for air travelers, pack a lot of patience. >> it's only just beginning. we haven't done security yet. we haven't done anything. so -- >> reporter: some tips to ease the pain. download one of the smartphone apps that monitors the length of security lines. expedite your screening by limiting your carry-ons. and while you can bring the turkey, don't try to stuff the cranberry sauce in your purse. it's a liquid. and the tsa won't allow it. sound like a lot of work? just look on the bright side. >> it's better than a 20-hour drive. >> happy flying. >> reporter: and one of the most important tips of the day, show up early, especially if you're traveling out of an airport with the protests. show up early. the recommendation here in los angeles, two hours early for a domestic flight. three hours for international. do not forget the patience. >> got to travel. >>> and for all of you that want a head start on the shopping, bianna golodryga is at the smart
full price. for "good morning america," becky worley, abc news, san jose, california. >> never turn right. who knew? >>> liz bakarello. you go into a clothing store. they're incredibly helpful. you grab a shirt and they have a tie. are they being helpful? or are they just moving product? >> we no e some sales people work on commission. some don't. but there's a little ground of people who have sale goals per customer. if they meet them, they can get a promotion or a bonus. if they're really pushing the earrings, they may have a motive. >> let's say you work strange hours. i had a friend that called a store that stayed open for an hour because she was coming in with a couple friends. >> if you want special treatment, make a phone call. and for a customer, a store clerk might stay open later or earlier. >> the outlets, for a while. that was the greatest thing. if you could drive to timbuktu, you were getting great deals. is that still the case? >> outlet shopping is a blast. it's a family event. girlfriend event. but outlet stores often carry outlet-specific merchandise, which could b
to be the police chief in both long beach and oakland, california. >>> about a series of robberies and kidnappings in the area. in all, there were 11 victims most of them women. two men have been charged with a number of felonies including first degree rape, kidnapping and armed robbery. abc2 news plans to stream this news briefing live on our website beginning at 1:00. >>> all right time now for a check on the weather. here's meteorologist lynette charles. >> all right, megan yes we are looking at maryland's most powerful radar as of now. and we are dry. that storm coastal storm pushing away from us. it's to the north right now. unfortunately, but fortunately for us we are dry. we are cold. we're going to be windy once again for today. check out ellicott city right now. we are dealing with cloud cover out there but look yes gradual clearing throughout the day. 38 degrees there and windy with the winds out of the west at 10 miles an hour. a check now of the traffic with lauren, good morning. >>> a massive water main break continues to shut down north charles street between penn station and 21st st
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